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Out of this World Spaghetti and Meatballs*****

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Recipe I found online and am anxious to try.

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Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 (16 ounce) cans crushed tomatoes
  • 3 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh oregano(divided)
  • 1 dried bay leaf
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 pound ground round
  • 1/2 cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs -1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 (16 ounce) package thin spaghetti

Details

Adapted from allrecipes.com

Preparation

Step 1

1-Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat, and cook the onion until lightly brown.
2-Mix in 2 cloves garlic, and cook 1 minute.
3-Stir in crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, water, sugar, 1/2 the oregano, and bay leaf. Season with salt and pepper.
4-Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer while preparing meatballs.
5-In a bowl, mix the ground round, bread crumbs, remaining oregano, remaining garlic, parsley, eggs, and cheese. Season with S &P.
6-Roll into 1 inch balls, and drop into the sauce.
7-Cook 40 minutes in the sauce, or until internal temperature of meatballs reaches a minimum of 160 degrees F (72 degrees C).
8-Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil, and stir in the spaghetti. Cook 8 to 10 minutes, until al dente, and drain.
-Serve the meatballs and sauce over the cooked spaghetti.

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